Leola, Arkansas

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Leola, Arkansas

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High Points

Leola strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arkansas):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Leola Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 13% Leola Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Leola, Arkansas

Comparing Leola to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arkansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Racial Diversity 7 5
Senior Citizens 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Age of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 9
Median Family Income 3 5
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Short Commute Times 4 2
Public Transportation Use 3 4
Working at Home 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Rents 8 6
People Living Alone 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Leola Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles W of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 159 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 72084
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.169
Longitude -92.59

Leola Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LEOLA
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 53.8 inches
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.5 inches
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches
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Leola Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 515 100%
Male 261 50.7%
Female 254 49.3%
Under 18 151 29.3%
18+ 364 70.7%
65+ 50 9.7%
Median Age 31.1
Average Family Size 3.17
White 436 84.7%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.6%
Other 66 12.8%
Mixed Race 7 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 76 14.8%

Estimated Leola Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 536
Growth 21
Growth % 4.1%

Leola Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.9%
US/American 25.7%
Irish 11.1%
English 8.1%
German 6.5%
French (except Basque) 6.5%
Scotch-Irish 4.2%
Dutch 2.6%
Greek 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Leola, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Brush Creek (72084)
Lono (72084)
Willow (72084)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Leola 515 $32,778
Carthage 442 $33,750
Donaldson 326 $28,500
Malvern 9,021 $34,563
Poyen 272 $37,500
Prattsville 282 $47,500
Sheridan 3,872 $43,953
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